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by August 19, 2017 General


Hminers continues to hit the headlines in the rapidly expanding global market for cryptocurrency. The Miami-based company has recently introduced three extremely powerful, multi-algorithm mining rigs that have been designed to provide maximum hash rate with minimum power consumption.

MIAMI, Aug 18 (Bernama) — In their relentless efforts to deliver state-of-the-art products related to cryptocurrency, Hminers has recently launched three brilliantly designed bitcoin mining rigs. The unique features and capabilities of the company’s new H2U Miner, H4U Miner, and Rack Equipped with 5 x H4U have already grabbed the attention of the cryptocurrency enthusiasts and experts around the world. An organization with a rich tradition, Hminers ( is recognized in the industry as the creator of the first ever 10 nm ASIC Chip in the world.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 (Bernama) — AmBank Group’s is in its final phase in providing assistance to residents of Kampung Pasir Era who were affected by the floods in 2015. The Group’s contribution towards the community lent its helping hand in building an additional three new houses as well as repairing 29 more houses for the residents.

A simple ceremony was held on Thursday, 17 August 2017 to officially hand-over the keys, as well as present the newly-repaired house to the residents of Kampung Pasir Era. The three new houses comprise of two room units fitted with household furniture, while repairs to the other 29 houses included repairs for the roof, ceiling, kitchen and walls, among others. The total investment to the reconstruction, household furniture and rehabilitation of the homes was RM255,000.

TOKYO, Aug 18 (Bernama) — Monstar Lab, Inc., a leading Japanese software development firm, has announced that it has raised JPY 700 million (US$6.3 Million) in a new round of equity financing from lead investors YJ Capital Inc., Shinsei Corporate Investment Limited, San-In Chuo Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd., Fenox Venture Capital and Tanabe Corporation, together with further investments from existing shareholders.

Monstar Lab is a leading producer of consumer and enterprise mobile apps, business software, and IoT and AR/VR applications, each customized for particular client use cases.

NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Bernama) — I-AM Capital Acquisition Company (Nasdaq:IAMXU), a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, celebrated its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market.

I-AM Capital’s founders, Chief Executive Officer F. Jacob Cherian and Chief Financial Officer Suhel Kanuga, have been focused on investing into India over the last decade, with the distinction of completing the first listed-SPAC investment in India.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 (Bernama) — The International Society of Surgery (ISS) has announced that Malaysia will play host to the 49th World Congress of Surgery (WCS) in 2021. The announcement was made by ISS at the 47th WCS General Assembly, which is currently being held in Basel, Switzerland. The Malaysian delegations to this assembly were led by myself as the Director General of Health. We are certainly very delighted to receive this preeminent news which marks a defining moment for Malaysia, as it acknowledges the excellent hard work of its partners and stakeholders to secure the bid to host the congress in 2021.

The WCS is an international flagship for the profession of surgery worldwide. It is a convention of intellectual discourse held every two years by the International Surgical Society (ISS) in collaboration with its integrated societies, participating societies and national societies of the host country. The congress serves as a platform for all surgical sub-specialties to convene and enhance a mutual camaraderie and exchange innovative ideas, techniques and knowledge. Malaysia has long been an active member this world renowned society.

NEW YORK & SINGAPORE, Aug 18 (Bernama) — Diligent Corporation, the leading provider of secure board collaboration solutions to over 4,700 organisations and 140,000 users worldwide, today announced it has partnered with Singapore Exchange (SGX) to make available its board portal service to SGX-listed entities. As part of the partnership, companies listed on SGX will benefit from Diligent’s full suite of products and add-on modules, along with the company’s award-winning 24/7/365 customer service. Diligent currently serves over 162 companies in the Asia region.

“Board members around the world are being held to higher standards of accountability, requiring them to evolve how they work and collaborate with peers. While technology can create helpful efficiencies, many board members are using it in ways that make them vulnerable to cyber attacks.” said Brian Stafford, CEO at Diligent Corporation. “We are proud to expand our footprint in Asia through our partnership with SGX and look forward to helping board members leverage Diligent’s tools to be more effective without sacrificing personal convenience or critical information security.”

Tesco Malaysia presents exclusive commemorative collectible merchandise for loyal customers

KEPONG, Aug 17 (Bernama) — Build and own your Tesco store? Now you can with COGO MAGIBRIX available exclusively at Tesco stores nationwide. In conjunction with Malaysia’s National Day and Tesco Malaysia’s 15th anniversary this year, Tesco is proud to present a commemorative collectible program via #MyTesco,MyMalaysia campaign. This campaign was created in the spirit of national unity while allowing creativity in building your own Tesco store at home with family and friends.